Hazel V. Carby, winner of the 2020 British Academy Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, will discuss her book, Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands, in conversation with Claire Armitstead. Carby’s book is a haunting and evocative history of the British Empire, told through her own mixed-race family history.
Speaker: Professor Emeritus Hazel V. Carby, Writer; Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and of American Studies, Yale University
Chair: Claire Armitstead, Associate Editor, The Guardian
Read an extract from her book on the Academy's blog.
This prize is made possible due to generous support from Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan.
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Image: Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands, Verso 2019